Back Country House

This Back Country House by David Maurice took my breath away. Absolutely stunning.

Playful Architecture Photography


These playful architecture photos put the biggest smile on my face.

A Double Triangular House

This A-Frame inspired house made me gasp. It is by Jean Verville architecture and called the FAHOUSE. It’s a residence burrowed in the middle of a hemlock forest in Eastern Townships, Canada. Click through to design milk for more images.

Stampville

The Stampville rubber stamp set has what it takes to make your little ones feel like budding architects. Definitely marking this one as a fun birthday gift.

Tsumiki Stacking Blocks

Any architect will tell you that, structurally, a triangle is the strongest geometric shape. Architect Kengo Kuma has taken this wisdom and rendered it into a playful and interactive building set. I’d love to play with these.

Masseria Moroseta

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I want to sit at this table and think about life.

Tesla’s Solar Tiles

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Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk doesn’t stop. Check out these glass tiles with solar energy gathering powers he just introduced. Say goodbye to awkward solar power panels and say hello to Tesla’s Tuscan Glass Tiles.

Office Slide

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New life goal: Office slide that takes you outside and not just one floor down, like we’ve seen in so many startup offices.

Duffy Shelter

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Duffy London brings you a shelter kit that can be assembled from flat-packed very quickly, providing housing for disasters, first-aid, exploration and glamping.

Rockaway Beach

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Next time I fly into JFK I hope to spot this large-scale typography at the restored Rockaway Beach boardwalk in Queens, New York. The installation spells out the name of the beach in letters that are each 100 to 150 feet wide and almost 50 feet tall, and together span nearly a mile. Design by the mighty Paula Scher/Pentagram.

A “Building” Made of Staircases

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Thomas Heatherwick has unveiled plans for an engaging public landmark that will form the centerpiece of New York’s Hudson Yards Development: A “Building” Made of Staircases. Wonderful!

Secret Room

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These books shelves hide a secret room.

A Stunning DIY Spiral Staircase

Ben Uyeda built a DIY spiral staircase using layered pieces of plywood cut with a CNC machine. This is absolutely stunning.

Basic House

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Basic House by Martin Azua is a basic habitable volume; foldable, inflatable and reversible. Is it art? Is it architecture? I don’t care, it gives me joy.

Tinybop: Skyscraper

The fine folks over at Tinybop launched yet another wonderful app: Skyscraper! It allows you to playfully contract your own skyline of buildings, send people up and down in elevators, spark a blackout or clog the toilet, fix a pipe or put out a fire and so on! The app was beautifully designed by Berlin-based illustrator Mike Ellis.

Glass Slide

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A thrilling glass slide at 1,000 feet above Los Angeles jusy opened to the public. OH MY!

JR Made The Louvre Disappear

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Paris’s Musée du Louvre played host to the latest installation of prolific French artist, JR, who made its iconic pyramid disappear in an illusory outdoor collage.

This house!

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The images of this weekend house in the woods outside of Stockholm took my breath away. Stunning.

Misplaced New York

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The Misplaced Series by Anton Repponen removes notable New York buildings from their surroundings and “misplaces” them in desolate landscapes around the world. LOVE!

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Sky House

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This house by platform a + d just took my breath away. The expansive view from the terrace is stunning. And, my favorite part is the bed that pulls up and reveals the bathtub. Ingenious.

Magical Kitchen Drawers

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I love these mechanical drop-down drawers that hide behind upper cabinets.

Kangaroo Pouch House

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The above pictured unusual nook in a this Japanese house makes me swoon. The Japanese aesthetic always gets to my heart.

Geometric Twin Houses

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These stunning Geometric Modern Twin Houses in Upstate NY by Architecture studio WOJR made me gasp!

Tom Givone’s Floating Farmhouse

Team CreativeMornings is currently on our yearly company retreat, and staying in Tom Givone’s *stunning* Floating Farmhouse in upstate New York. What an incredible privilege to dip into this beauty of a home. I can’t stop gushing over all the little details.

I have completely fallen in love with this house.